Review of Czubaj’s 21:37 in The Crime Segments

‘21:37 is one of those crime novels I love — dark, mysterious, with absolutely zero hint of cutesy to get in the way of getting into the crime and starting the journey toward its solution…I was beyond happy with 21:37. It kept me entertained, glued and — the best sign of a good mystery for me — I was constantly trying to guess who might be the killer and never figured it out… I read this book in one intense sitting, unable to stop turning pages… Definitely recommended to readers of darker crime fiction.’ The Crime Segments

 

More praise for praise for 21:37

Winner of the 2009 High Calibre Award for the Best Polish Crime Novel

‘Czubaj electrifies with storytelling, attention to detail and sense of humour’ Polityka

 

Read an interview with Mariusz Czubaj.

Read Anna Hyde’s reflections on translating 21:37.

 

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